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  1. J

    Older VHS commercially recorded tape not playing

    I have one older commercially recorded tape that will not display video when in "play" mode. The image will display if in play mode and using either fast forward or reverse just not in normal play. I have tried this tape on three different machines with same result. All three machines play...
  2. G

    For Sale Sony VHS Recorder

    Its a Sony SLV-SE85UX Model with what was referred to as Hi Fi Sound I will add photos later Excellent Condition, complete with original remote and Instruction Manual. owned from New. The Recorder has scart connections and of course Input and output Aerial Sockets. VHS Recorder in the UK has...
  3. P

    Panasonic DMR-EX98VEB- only plays VHS cassette picture on start up with cassette loaded.

    If machine is on and I put a cassette in it only plays sound-blank screen. If I turn machine off and on again cassette plays fine -fast forwards, reverse and pause- but if I stop- then play again-only sound. So its only functioning correctly when the cassette is loaded when the machine is...
  4. tmcdiscord

    Panasonic M7 VHS all lights turn red and eject button won't work

    When I connect the M7 camera to the power supply, all the lights turn red, as in below picture : Also the eject button doesn't work and the video tape compartment isn't opening. The wire of the power supply have a green liquid through it and in the pins : Any idea on what could be...
  5. F

    Panasonic DMR EX95V - VHS-HDD-DVD recorder. VHS tapes not ejecting, playing and machine turns off after starting

    I bought one of these on ebay to digitise old VHS tapes and it had a known tuner problem but this did not matter as I did not need that feature. However, after a couple of tapes, the VHS player started to play up. It intermittently refused the eject tapes. Sometimes waiting a few hours or...
  6. vaelfonia

    Philips VR675/05 VCR - Video output problems with SCART to AV

    Hi there - I recently got a hold of a Philips VR675/05 VCR to play back old tapes that my family has in storage. For some weird reason, our TV refuses to receive the signal from the VCR. No video or audio whatsoever when trying to play back tapes, or even just trying to get the VCR's on screen...
  7. N

    VHS to Digital Setup Questions

    Hello AV Forums, I come to you with a long standing desire to build my own VHS to digital setup, not having made the leap thus far. There is an ocean of data out there on the merits of one system/unit over another, the hazards and perils of old tapes and the delicateness needed to convert them...
  8. PetiMaci

    Panasonic NV-HD640 Repair

    Hello all, I'm into many things from 4K Blu Ray to Laserdisc. I've recently got hold of a couple of VCRs and one is a little worse for wear. It's a Panasonic NV-HD640 PAL VHS VCR, the head spins and usually the tape gets offered up the head. However the tape won't start moving. Other times the...
  9. M

    Looking to build a VHS to Digital system

    Hi everyone, Lurker here for years - thanks to all of you for your superb advice and posts! I've made so many purchases based on what you guys have recommended here and it's been brilliant, always. I'm now trying to convert a large number of old VHS tapes (various recording types) to digital...
  10. R

    What did the VHS revolution mean to you?

    It's so hard trying to explain to younger people how big the birth of the Video recorder was so I was wondering other people experiences. First of all we only had a few chanels and once the programme was shown it was shown, that was it. New movies we're cinema only, in fact, all movies were...
  11. T

    Best place to buy a VHS recorder

    I know this is probably in the wrong section, but I'm just wondering if anyone can recommend a good place to buy a good working order VHS recorder. I know there are lots on ebay of course but it's abit of a gamble when you don't know what you're buying is reliable, and have bought a video...
  12. OscarZ

    VHS Video Player For Music Playback: Does Anyone Do It?

    My mate agreed with me many years ago that CD recorded onto cassette tape sounded really good. And music playback from my decent Sharp VHS was pretty good too. And a recording studio engineer told me they had the VHS there for some kind of quick mastering type of thing. So does anyone actually...
  13. neicupatrick

    VHS-The sound works, but the video does not show up

    Hi guys! I have a VHS Player Phillips VR488/55 and some cassetes . Yesterday I bought a LogiLink USB 2.0 Video Grabber VG0001A. I installed OBS Studio and then I connected The Video Grabber to The VHS player and then I plugged it into the computer. I added 2 sources: The Microphone and The Video...
  14. Cantavanda

    Looking to invest in a Japanese VCR, VHS ripping setup

    Hello there! I have a collection of Japanese VHS tapes. I'd love to digitise them in the best quality possible. But I have zero knowledge of VCR's and VHS ripping... I'm willing to invest in a complete setup to do it with very high quality. Does anybody have a list of the best VCR's to read...
  15. thespirit3

    VCR/VHS: Linear vs HiFi Stereo Audio

    Hi, After uncovering a stash of VHS tapes I'm looking to get back into the format. However, many (many!) years ago I owned a stereo (linear) VCR and I remember the vast majority of commercial VHS tapes had linear stereo soundtracks. Looking at things now, it seems HiFi stereo replaced the...
  16. P

    Some VHS tapes only show black screen when importing to PC

    Hi all I have recently imported around 30 VHS and VHS-C tapes, digitally to my PC. Yet 3 tapes only show a black screen and no sound when I playback and try to import. I need help in figuring out what the problem is. My equipment: Grundig SE 9106 HiFi/NIC VHS player Pinnacle Studio 500 USB...
  17. T

    VHS recorder stopped working

    Last night I was in the process of capturing a heap of old VHS tapes to my laptop using my capture device. After I had loaded the last tape into the machine (which as far as I could tell didn't look broken or the tape snapped inside apart from the front label which was partially hanging off)...
  18. J

    Sound but no picture from LG VHS

    I need help. I have an old vhs, it is an LG VCR - B148M. I thought it was broken, but tried to plug it in to see if it worked, I plugged it into the TV and the power and it turns on. On television I can see a blue screen, where I can read play, channel 2, but when I play the movie, the image...
  19. L

    Toshiba DVR20 - stuck in VHS mode

    Hi, My Toshiba DVR20KB does this:- Stuck in VHS mode The VHS/DVD switch does nothing DVD won't eject When TV guide pressed, it shows a no entry sign Power is ok Is there anything I can do? Thanks Lee
  20. SirTopper

    S-Video/Composite Query (VHS)

    Hello Chaps! I'm trying to convert VHS to hard disk. Been using VirtualDub for capturing, as that seems to be the go-to as far as I can tell. I have a JVC HR-V715EK, but it only has SCART output. I can input Composite (from SCART) to my PC - which works, but is rubbish quality as you'd expect...
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